Get Going Faster
As expected one of the main goals of any software is to try to increase the speed with which you can get things done, and this is no exception. With things better organized, you can move more efficiently.
You can now bring together just the photos that you want to see. You can set up to 10 search criteria; things like type of camera, date of shoot, or other info, then click on the Smart Album, and you will see the matching set of photos.
Enhanced Library Performance
They have sped up your ability to scroll through your photos, apply tags, view, and retrieve your photos.
Dedicated Project Bin
This allows you to gather the photos you need for a specific project into one place. It provides you with easy access to all of your open photos, photo book pages, and saved albums.
Enhanced Step-by-step assistance
Will walk you through each step needed to edit blemishes, touch up scratches, or other tasks that will improve your photos.
Enhanced Fine Tune Exposure
Gives you more power to adjust color, brightness, and contrast in your photos while preserving much of your original photo data.
With this new technology, you can make image selection in a snap. You only have to brush your selection, and then use sliders to make the adjustment blend into the background.
Enhanced Clone Tool
If you need to remove unwanted details such as a telephone pole, a car passing by, or Uncle Vinnie, all you have to do is copy one portion of an image, and apply it over another to cover it up.
Enhanced Spot Healing Brush
Brush away wrinkles, and unwanted objects. You can preview your changes prior to commitment to get the best results possible.
Enhanced Black and White
Transforming your color originals to Black and White has gotten better with the new slider controls for contrast adjustments. You also have larger previews that make it easier to get the results you desire.
Now you can take multiple images and compose them into one great one. The new photo blending technology allows you to combine the best facial and body language from a series of shots to create a perfect composite. See below.
Enhanced Photo Books
This allows you to create professional looking photo books that enable you to view spreads, flip through your book, and rearrange pages. Then, when you are satisfied, you can order one by clicking on the order button and have professionally printed and delivered to your door (Note that this is available only in North America and Japan).
You can share your images via e-mail, online galleries, as well as burning to CD from the new Sharing Center.
Enhanced Interactive Sharing
Using Adobe Flash Technology by creating animated web galleries.